A federal judge on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of Maryland's ban on assault rifles and magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, handing at least a temporary victory to state officials who say the measures will save lives.
This was Stevenson University's first lockdown and shelter-in-place incident. I say first with the sincere hope that it will be our last but with the understanding that we can never afford to make that assumption. I think that I can speak for all in our campus community — students, families, faculty, and staff — when I say that it was a sobering experience that woke us all up to the contemporary world in which we live. There are some lessons from this event that will help us, and
The teenager who led a deadly January assault at the Mall in Columbia did not target his victims, but planned a killing spree inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, Howard County police revealed on Wednesday.
After the success of last year's fundraiser in memory of her daughter, Josephine "Joey" Gay, who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, Michele Gay wants to continue the momentum with a second fundraiser to fuel Safe and Sound, which she formed with other Newton moms. Gay met with Vice President Joe Biden and the Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal to garner support for the initiati
Some who were at The Mall in Columbia during the shootings are experiencing restless nights, troubled dreams, anxious thoughts. Counselors have stepped in to help, saying these are natural after effects but should they persists, people need to seek additional help
On the one year anniversary of the Newtown schoolhouse massacre, dozens of people stood in a Baltimore church and solemnly shook bells, an audible symbol of their desire to make noise about the issue of gun violence in America.
By By Carrie Wells and Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun
Founded on $1.2 million in state funding provided under the gun-control legislation that took effect this month, new Maryland center aims to target psychosis in a fresh way: By identifying it in the earliest stages and providing support before symptoms can spiral out of control.
Maryland gun dealers have sold more firearms in the first nine months of this year than in all of 2011 and 2012 combined, the state police said Wednesday. Buyers have applied to purchase 117,009 guns this year as state lawmakers debated and enacted some of the toughest new gun laws in the country.
Attorneys for the state argued Monday that Maryland's sweeping new gun law should take effect Tuesday as planned, telling a federal court that the gun-rights advocates seeking to halt it should have lodged their objections months ago.
Gun rights advocates said Thursday that they had filed a federal lawsuit to block Maryland's new gun-control laws from going into effect next week, arguing restrictions on assault weapons and large magazines infringe on their constitutional rights.
By By Erin Cox and Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun
The One Love Foundation announced Thursday that North Carolina¿s Zoe Skinner (Towson High) and Loyola¿s Jason Crane (Chesapeake-Anne Arundel) have been selected as the 2013 Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award winners.